Smith-Miller vows exchanged
Friday, May 24, 2013 11:00 AM
Alice Jane Smith and Dr. Leonard E. Miller exchanged vows Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Christ Episcopal Church in Madison. Rev. Evelyn Wheeler officiated the ceremony.
Alice Jane Smith and Dr. Leonard E. Miller
The bride will keep her name. Currently, she has a small business in the handmade book arts, Birdsong Journals. In 2011, she retired as a therapist at Centerstone. Previously, she was a therapist at Quinco Consulting Center and LifeSpring. She has a master's degree in mental health counseling and a bachelor's degree in English, both from Indiana University. She is a licensed mental health counselor and a licensed clinical addiction counselor. For many years, she was on the staff of the Madison State Hospital. With Dr. Miller and others, she developed the Hilltop Happenings Program, an expressive therapy program. Her parents were the late Dwight L. and Adalene G. Smith.
The groom, a clinical psychologist, is in private practice with the Southeastern Indiana Mental Health Associates in North Vernon. He is former director of the Psychology Department at the Madison State Hospital. In the 1980s, he was director of the first Division of Mental Health for the Department of Corrections in Kentucky. He has worked in correctional and mental health systems in Kentucky and Indiana. His doctorate and master's degrees both are from Spalding University. He has a Master of Divinity degree from Southern Baptist Theological School and a bachelor's degree in English from Wake Forest University. A native of Jacksonville, Fla., he is the son of the late Leonard E. and Nell Miller.
Participants in the wedding were Susan Meyers, of Madrid, Spain; and Jane Harsin, John Cable, Richard Sanders and Jerry Quirin, all of Madison.
The Rev. Dr. Rosemarie Smead, of Bedford, Ky., assisted with the chalice and readings. Jonathan Stanley was the organist.
The couple will live in Madison.